Macromedia Flash spawned the “timeline” in communication arts. Flash’s timeline was a film cutting board. By splicing and syncing audio and vector graphics together, the web browser (with plugin) became a world-wide performance stage for graphic artists. Flash is the most successful plugin that I can think of… but, then you opened the door to room F9, ActionScript is standing there. An awkward moment takes over. Then, you blink, at ActionScript, in the doorway of room F9, which you opened. So I went back to my old friend the animated gif.